The 15 Best Cabin Rentals in Dahlonega GA

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Originally best known as the site of the 1828 Georgia Gold Rush, Dahlonega has since become a major tourism hotspot in the North Georgia Mountains.

Although it’s a relatively small town of around 7,500 residents, its diverse array of shops, restaurants, wineries, and historical attractions draws visitors all year-round.

Dahlonega also hosts some of the best festivals in Georgia to keep people coming back year after year, including the lively Bear On the Square Mountain Festival in April and the ever-popular Gold Rush Days in October.

And of course, who could forget Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration, which makes it one of our best Christmas Towns in Georgia!

No matter what your primary reason for visiting one of the oldest Blue Ridge Mountain towns in Georgia may be, there are plenty of charming places to stay in Dahlonega.

From quaint 1-bedroom rental cabins tucked away in the forest to more elaborate 4+ bedroom rentals for larger groups, you’re sure to find a perfect place.

If you’re planning a trip to the area and need lodging recommendations, read on for our picks for the best cabin rentals in Dahlonega GA, including an overview of the amenities offered at each. 

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Best Cabin Rentals in Dahlonega GA Guide

  1. Peaceful Family Retreat (Sleeps 4)
  2. Wine Country Retreat at Cardinal Hill (Sleeps 4)
  3. Carriage House Hideout (Sleeps 2)
  4. Nordic Overlook (Sleeps 2)
  5. The Big Little Cabin (Sleeps 6)
  6. Chestatee River Home (Sleeps 4)
  7. The Schoolhouse Cottage (Slees 5)
  8. Private Getaway (Sleeps 4)
  9. Log Cabin (Sleeps 8)
  10. Designer Mountain Getaway (Sleeps 6)
  11. Cypress Knoll (Sleeps 6)
  12. A Little Taste of Heaven (Sleeps 8)
  13. Large Dahloenga Home (Sleeps 12)
  14. Deerfield Cabin (Sleeps 10)
  15. Cabin in Dahlonega (Sleeps 10)

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1 BR Cabin Rentals in Dahlonega

Peaceful Family Retreat Cabin - Cabin Rentals in Dahlonega GA

1. Peaceful Family Retreat

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 3.1 miles

570 sq. ft

Sleeps 4 • 1 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: Booking.com

Tucked away in the Cavender Creek Cabins complex, this cabin rental in Dahlonega offers a secluded location with all the peace and quiet you could ask for. Yet it’s just minutes away from all that downtown Dahlonega has to offer.  

Inside, the quaint cabin provides the best of both worlds, mixing rustic decor and and luxury accommodations.

The warm wood walls, plush furnishings, and gas fireplace give the space a cozy feel, while the nature-themed decorations reminds you you’re in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains.

The well-equipped kitchen serves all your cooking needs, and the 4-person dining table provides the perfect place to enjoy family meals together. 

Amenities

The cabin features a deck and furniture where you can relax, dine al fresco, or relax in the hot tub.

Just steps behind the cabin you’ll find a fire pit and a community-stocked pond where you can cast a line and try to catch bass, bream, and catfish.

There are also numerous hiking trails surrounding the property that will eventually lead you to Cavender Creek, which was once a hotbed for gold and gem mining.

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2. Wine Country Retreat at Cardinal Hill

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 9.1 miles

Sleeps 4 • 1 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Located in the heart of North Georgia wine country, this retreat at Cardinal Hill is just minutes away from a variety of Dahlonega wineries (including Kaya and Frogtown Wineries).

If you’re traveling with four or fewer guests and looking for a place to stay after your wine tastings, this 1-bedroom/1-bathroom rental is the perfect choice. 

You can even bring back any corks you may obtain to add to the cork collection in the bedroom!

The cabin rental has a comfy couch and flat-screen TV as well as a kitchenette complete with a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, and dishes and utensils. There’s also a dining table where you can enjoy your meals. 

Basic soaps, linens, and towels are provided, as well as air conditioning, heating, and Wi-Fi.

Amenities

There’s a trailhead about a 5-minute walk from the property that leads into a shady forest to a peaceful pond that attracts lots of local wildlife.

There is also a fire pit on the property, plus a pavilion equipped with electricity and a grill for you to use.

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Carriage House Hideout - Dahlonega GA cabins

3. Carriage House Hideout 

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 6.7 miles

506 sq. ft

Sleeps 2 • 1 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: VRBO

The Carriage House Hideout is ideal for a romantic getaway in the North Georgia Mountains, offering all the necessities and a few added luxuries for a dreamy stay.

It’s located in a gated community bordering the Chattahoochee National Forest, so a peaceful, quiet stay is pretty much guaranteed.

The cabin features an open floor concept with modern touches throughout, from the blown glass accents in the lighting and artwork to a sleek wall-mounted fireplace. 

The space also includes a number of luxurious comforts, including a Queen size bed with a pillow-top mattress, luxury bedding, and a bathroom with a slate walk-in shower. 

There’s also a kitchenette with a two-burner electric cooktop, microwave, small refrigerator, and a Keurig coffee maker.

Amenities

The luxuries aren’t just confined to the inside of the cabin, as there’s plenty to enjoy outside.

You can step out onto the private deck to enjoy the beautiful views, or head down to the pond where you can relax on the deck or go for a paddle in the canoe.

There’s also a fire pit, a yoga pad adjacent to Luther’s Creek, and a hot tub pergola on the grounds. 

If you do want to wander off-property, there are five major wineries (Frogtown Cellars, Wolf Mountain Vineyards, Three Sisters Vineyards, Cavender Creek Vineyards, and Kaya Vineyards & Winery) less than 10 miles away.

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Nordic Overlook - rentals in Dahlonega GA

4. Nordic Overlook

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 4.4 miles

812 sq. ft

Sleeps 2 • 1 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Inspired by Scandinavian architecture, Nordic Overlook is a unique, glass-infused circular bungalow. It’s tucked away in its own private 5-acre forest, allowing you to unwind and enjoy a restorative nature escape.

The one-of-a-kind cabin rental was artfully designed with a tongue-and-groove ceiling, slate gas fireplace, and travertine tile accents.

The large windows are also noteworthy in and of themselves, as they highlight the impeccable views of the surrounding scenery. 

The rental features one bedroom with a queen-sized pillow-top bed, a full bath with a slate shower, and a living room with a ROKU HDTV. 

There’s also a fully stocked designer kitchen, with stainless steel appliances and a dining table. 

Amenities

Outside of this unique cabin, you’ll find a private patio with wicker chairs, a dining table, and a gas grill where you can relax in the tranquility of nature.

The privacy of this place is a major selling point, yet it’s located just 10 minutes from the Dahlonega Square. 

It’s also within a short drive of Amicalola Falls State Park and the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in Dawsonville GA.

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2 BR Cabin Rentals in Dahlonega

The Big Little Cabin - cabins in Dahlonega Georgia

5. The Big Little Cabin

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 9.3 miles

592 sq. ft

Sleeps 6 • 2 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: Booking.com

Located less than five miles away from 8 of the best wineries in North Georgia, the Big Little Cabin sits on a quiet country road in Lumpkin County.

The cabin is perfect for a weekend getaway, providing all the conveniences you could possibly need during your stay. 

The interior features rustic exposed wooden beams and knotty pine floors, which are contrasted by bright red pops of color throughout. 

One of the bedrooms has a large double bed, while the other has a single bed and one bunk bed, sleeping a total of 6 guests.

There’s also one full-sized bathroom as well as a kitchen with a microwave, oven, stovetop, toaster, refrigerator, and bar seating for two. 

Amenities

The cabin’s large wrap-around porch offers plenty of outdoor seating. There’s also a pavilion and a six-person hot tub.

You’ll have plenty of natural beauty to explore, as the cabin is located on a 7-acre tract. It also offers shared access to a playground and creek with another rental.

The best part? For an additional fee, you can bring your dogs to this pet-friendly cabin in Dahlonega! 

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Chestatee River Home

6. Chestatee River Home

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 5.8 miles

1025 sq. ft

Sleeps 4 • 2 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Located just 7 miles from GA 400 and minutes from downtown Dahlonega, this charming home provides everything you need for a restful riverside retreat.

The Chestatee River flows right by the property, and the gorgeous scenery makes a stay at this rental one you won’t forget.

The interior of the cabin is warm and inviting, with comfy furniture, a stone fireplace, and a TV in the main living area. There’s also a full kitchen with bar seating for two and a dining table for four.

If you’re looking for a longer vacation getaway, long-term renters are welcome at this property. 

Amenities

Out on the covered back deck, you can enjoy the sights of nature, rain or shine.

The outdoor furniture offers plenty of cozy spots where you can enjoy the sound of the rushing river. You may even be able to spot some of the ducks, deer, blue herons, and river otters that pass by every so often.

Down closer by the river, there’s also a fire pit surrounded by benches, which is great for making s’mores and enjoying the company of close family and friends. 

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The Schoolhouse Cottage

7. The Schoolhouse Cottage

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 2.3 miles

1056 sq. ft

Sleeps 5 • 2 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Built in 1848 as a two-room schoolhouse, this building has been beautifully restored into one of the more unique cabins in the mountains of Georgia.

The Schoolhouse Cottage offers a relaxing mountain getaway and a slice of Appalachian history. As you walk through the master bedroom and living area, you’ll be walking on floors that children walked on some 170 years ago.

There are also some amazing images of Dahlonega history from an archived collection hanging around the house.

Thankfully, the cabin’s historical elements are contrasted by all the modern comforts you could possibly need, including air conditioning, heating, Wi-Fi, and a TV.

If you’re planning to do any cooking, there’s also a microwave, refrigerator, stove, toaster, oven, dishwasher, and some basic pantry items. 

Amenities

Attached to the bedroom is a screened-in master porch that invites you to unwind on the rocking chair or porch swing. There’s also a back porch where you can do the same, but with a different view.

There’s also a propane-fueled fire pit surrounded by chairs for you to enjoy.

The best part is that this is a pet-friendly cabin rental with no extra charge!

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Private Getaway

8. Private Getaway

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 8.2 miles

1200 sq. ft

Sleeps 4 • 2 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Located in the foothills of Dahlonega, just south of the beginning of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia, this newly updated cabin promises a peaceful stay.

It’s on a private road with no thru-traffic, and is surrounded by over an acre of land. So the only sounds you’ll be hearing are those of the Georgia songbirds that flitter around the property, or bees buzzing around the North GA Wildflowers.

Inside, there’s a large great room with a 16-foot vaulted pine ceiling, stacked stone wood-burning fireplace, Smart TV with Apple TV and cable, and seating for up to six people.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the appliances you could need for cooking, along with beautiful marble countertops. There’s also a dining room with a table and chairs for six.

Both bathrooms are stocked with plenty of towels, and extra linens are available if needed.

Amenities

Step out onto the back porch and you’ll be greeted by charming views of the spring-fed pond that you can enjoy while “settin’ a spell” in the rocking chairs.

Just a few steps from the porch, you can also enjoy a fire by the pond or an afternoon nap in the hammock by the creek.

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3 BR Cabin Rentals in Dahlonega

Log Cabin in Dahlonega GA

9. Log Cabin

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 6.2 miles

2389 sq. ft

Sleeps 8 • 3 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: Booking.com

Located in a beautiful section of the Chattahoochee National Forest, this rental offers an authentic log cabin experience.

There are wooden walls, hardwood floors, twig-style railing, and intriguing decorations that give the 3-bedroom home that rustic log cabin feel.

The focal point is the living room, which has a cozy stone fireplace, flat-screen TV, and plenty of seating space.

There are three bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen with a center island for seating.

There’s also a rec room with a pool table, dartboard, and a variety of board games for your entertainment. Free Wi-Fi is available, as well as linens, towels, complimentary toiletries, and central air and heating.

Amenities

Attached to the cabin is a covered front porch and back deck. There’s an outdoor dining set where you can enjoy meals al fresco, as well as a porch swing, gas grill, and rocking chairs.

If you want to venture off-property, there are a variety of attractions nearby thanks to the convenient location. Wolf Mountain Vineyards, Frogtown Cellars, and Three Sisters Vineyards are all less than 10 miles away. 

There are also a variety of great hiking trails in the area, including the Blood Mountain Trail and the Byron Reece Herbert Trail, which are both less than 15 miles away. 

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Designer Mountain Getaway

10. Designer Mountain Getaway

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 7.5 miles

1539 sq. ft

Sleeps 6 • 3 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: Booking.com

Setting you up to have an unforgettable weekend getaway, this cabin boasts a beautifully designed interior and sweeping mountain overlooks.

The main living area features plenty of seating, as well as prominent wall-to-wall windows and a stone hearth fireplace. 

There’s a dining room table for six and a kitchen with unique green cabinets and all the basic appliances you’ll need for cooking.

Two of the bedrooms have large double beds, while the third has two single beds.  

Other offerings in the cabin include 3 flat-screen TVs, washer and dryer, linens, towels, air conditioning, and heating.

Amenities

This cabin has an outdoor deck with wicker furniture where you can sit and enjoy watching the sun rise and set. There’s also a gas grill and an outdoor dining set on the deck.

If you want to explore more of the area after being inspired by the views, the Appalachian Trail is under five miles away, while Lake Zwerner is just under eight miles.

There are also a few top-notch waterfalls close by, including DeSoto Falls and Helton Creek Falls. 

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Cypress Knoll Cabin

11. Cypress Knoll

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 12.1 miles

Sleeps 6 • 3 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Built with logs harvested on the host’s family property in South Georgia, this beautiful cypress log home is one of the most beautiful Dahlonega cabins we’ve seen.

Located on Ash Mountain, it offers far-flung mountain views that can be admired from various points in the home.

The living room features a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows, along with a sofa and two leather recliners. There you can relax and enjoy the scenery while listening to the crackle of the fire in the stone fireplace.

There’s a kitchen equipped with the standard appliances, a kitchen island that seats three, and a dining table that seats six.

The main floor also has two bedrooms (one king and one queen), while the master bed and bath are located upstairs. 

Amenities

There’s a spacious deck attached to the cabin that has a porch swing, rockers, and a table with four chairs.

It’s the perfect place for guests to gather and enjoy each other’s company and the area’s spectacular natural beauty.

When you’re ready to explore, there are plenty of notable spots within a 5-mile radius, including Smithgall Woods State Park, Raven Cliffs Falls, and Dukes Creek Falls.

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A Little Taste of Heaven

12. A Little Taste of Heaven

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 6.1 miles

2100 sq. ft

Sleeps 8 • 3 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

As its name implies, a stay in this cabin offers you “a little taste of heaven.”

The 3-story cedar cabin is located on 2 acres of forest and surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty. There are multiple oak trees over 100 feet tall, and Tate Creek runs right through the property.

The living room of the cabin has a wood-burning fireplace (wood provided), cozy furniture, and a 50-inch TV. The kitchen has all the cooking essentials, including dishes and utensils. 

Along with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, there’s also a game room in the basement with foosball, darts, an X-Box, TV, and two full-size couches.

Basic soaps, linens, and towels are also provided, and air conditioning and heating are available throughout. 

Amenities

There are 3 porches attached to the cabin (one of which is screened) where you can enjoy the beauty of the surrounding area. The porches offer ample seating, a grill, and even an 8-person hot tub. 

There are two fire pits and a bench near the cabin, plus plenty of space to walk around and enjoy nature or splash and play along the creek.

This is another pet-friendly cabin where your furry 4-legged friends are welcome for a one-time $75 fee.

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4+ Bedroom Cabin Rentals in Dahlonega GA

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13. Large Dahlonega Home

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 1.3 miles

3788 sq. ft

Sleeps 12 • 5 BR • 4 BA

Reservations: Booking.com

Perfect for larger groups or family gatherings, this spacious rental sleeps up to 12 guests in five bedrooms.

With over 3,500 square feet of space, there’s plenty of room for everyone to have their own privacy, while still having large spaces to gather together.

The living area has a beautiful stone fireplace as well as plenty of furniture for everyone to relax in. There’s also a large dining area, with two banquet-style tables set for 16 people. 

In the kitchen you’ll find all the necessary appliances, along with some luxurious additions (including a wine fridge).

Other cool amenities that come with this cabin include a Pack ’N Play for those traveling with small kids and a pool table in one of the additional rooms.

Amenities

The cabin boasts an expansive deck with a hot tub and an outdoor dining area for eight in a pergola with lights.

There’s also a striking wall-style stone fireplace just steps away from the cabin.

It’s another great location on the property where guests can gather, enjoy each other’s company, and perhaps roast some marshmallows while sharing stories.

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Deerfield Cabin in Dahlonega GA

14. Deerfield Cabin

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 5 miles

Sleeps 10 • 4 BR • 3 BA

Reservations: Booking.com

This wonderfully homey 3-level cabin is the perfect place to enjoy a stay in the Dahlonega area. 

It’s in a relatively private location, but still centrally located to both the Chestatee and Etowah River, a variety of hiking trails, and plenty of wineries.

There are four bedrooms– two with extra-long double beds, one with a sofa bed, and another with four bunk beds. So in total, the cabin sleeps 10 guests.

There’s an air hockey and foosball table as well as a TV in the living room to keep everyone entertained. Board games, puzzles, books, and DVDs are also provided for rainy days (or lazy nights) in.

The cabin also features a fully-equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, heating, and a washing machine and dryer.

Amenities

The cabin has a fully furnished deck where you can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and crisp mountain air. 

There’s also a grill on the deck, and a fire pit with chairs just a short walk away (firewood is provided).

This is another pet-friendly cabin rental in Dahlonegaso your furry friends are welcome to make the trip with you!

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Cabin in Dahlonega

15. Cabin in Dahlonega

Distance from Downtown Dahlonega: 6.2 miles

2432 sq. ft

Sleeps 10 • 4 BR • 4 BA

Reservations: Booking.com

This beautiful log cabin is located in a gated community, but it’s far enough from neighbors that you’ll have all the privacy you could want. 

It has a beautiful dark wood exterior and a light wood interior, with four beds and four baths.

There are two floor-to-ceiling stone fireplaces (one in the living room and one in the master bedroom), as well as striking cathedral ceilings.

The kitchen comes complete with a stove, oven, microwave, and refrigerator, and there’s a dining room table with enough seating for six people.

As an added bonus, the cabin features a small game room with a pool table.

Amenities

There’s a large screened-in back porch, off of the main floor. On the ground level, there’s a patio with dining furniture and a soothing hot tub. 

Just a stone’s throw away from the cabin, there’s also a fire pit surrounded by chairs.

Dogs are also welcome to stay in this large Dahlonega cabin for a $75 fee, with a $50 charge for any additional pets. –by Christina Maggitas; all photos via VRBO & Booking.com

 

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Stay on marked trails, take only pictures, pack out your trash, and be considerate of others who share the trails and parks you explore. 

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Growing up in rural south Georgia, Christina Maggitas developed a love for nature at a young age and spent the majority of her formative years outdoors. Since first visiting the Great Smokey Mountains with her family as a child, she has always admired the beauty of the Blue Ridge region and spends as much time as she can hiking north Georgia. She has a passion for writing and storytelling with the hopes of inspiring others to enjoy the great outdoors. Currently, Christina is a senior at Kennesaw State University where she is studying Journalism and Emerging Media.